Definitions for pursuantpərˈsu ənt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pur•su•antpərˈsu ənt(adj.; adv.)

  1. pursuing.

Idioms for pursuant:

  1. pursuant to,in accordance with:

    Pursuant to instructions, I enclose the documents.

    Category: Idiom

Origin of pursuant:

1425–75; late ME, var. of pursevantpursuivant

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pursuant(p)(adj)

    (followed by `to') in conformance to or agreement with

    "pursuant to our agreement"; "pursuant to the dictates of one's conscience"


  1. pursuant(Adverb)

    accordingly, consequently

  2. pursuant(Adjective)

    in conformance to, or in agreement with

  3. Origin: pursuant, present participle of pursuer

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pursuant(adj)

    acting in consequence or in prosecution (of anything); hence, agreeable; conformable; following; according; -- with to or of

  2. Pursuant(adverb)

    alt. of Pursuantly

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